Language Arts & Disciplines

Small Group and Team Communication

Fifth Edition

Author: Thomas E. Harris,John C. Sherblom

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478637625

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 294

View: 6677

Much of contemporary communication occurs between and among small groups, whether in person in a work setting or on the Internet via email, Facebook, or instant messages. How we engage in our small-group communication in each medium matters. To be effective we have to consider our group roles, norms, cohesion, process, and phases of development, as well as our personal verbal and nonverbal communication and listening styles. To succeed as a member of a team, we need to consider the limits of our personal experience and perspective, recognize the creative strength of diverse perspectives in decision making and problem solving, develop our conflict-management skills, and strengthen our leadership skills. To be successful necessitates an understanding of group process, participation style, ethical group behavior, and the influences of the medium. Small Group and Team Communication explores all these different interconnections and the communication strategies we use in our work and social groups. The authors use the systems perspective as their core approach throughout the text, treating small groups as complex open systems reliant upon communication to achieve success. Many chapters highlight the importance of considering ethics and diversity in relation to a variety of topics. Harris and Sherblom address the growing influence of computer-mediated communication to this discipline. Real-world, applied examples show students that what they’re learning aren’t simply abstract concepts, but knowledge that will serve them outside the classroom.

Small Group and Team Communication

Author: Thomas E. Harris,John C. Sherblom

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781478637233

Category:

Page: 294

View: 2215

Much of contemporary communication occurs between and among small groups, whether in person in a work setting or on the Internet via email, Facebook, or instant messages. How we engage in our small-group communication in each medium matters. To be effective we have to consider our group roles, norms, cohesion, process, and phases of development, as well as our personal verbal and nonverbal communication and listening styles. To succeed as a member of a team, we need to consider the limits of our personal experience and perspective, recognize the creative strength of diverse perspectives in decision making and problem solving, develop our conflict-management skills, and strengthen our leadership skills. To be successful necessitates an understanding of group process, participation style, ethical group behavior, and the influences of the medium.Small Group and Team Communication explores all these different interconnections and the communication strategies we use in our work and social groups. The authors use the systems perspective as their core approach throughout the text, treating small groups as complex open systems reliant upon communication to achieve success. Many chapters highlight the importance of considering ethics and diversity in relation to a variety of topics. Harris and Sherblom address the growing influence of computer-mediated communication to this discipline. Real-world, applied examples show students that what they're learning aren't simply abstract concepts, but knowledge that will serve them outside the classroom.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Small Group and Team Communication

Author: Thomas E. Harris,John C. Sherblom

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780205692989

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 294

View: 726

Small Group and Team Communication i ntegrates theory, research, and practical examples into a clear and logical presentation of how communication works in a variety of professional, social, civic, and personal groups and teams. Through the incorporation of new research and the systems theory framework, extensive examples and updated exercises, the Fifth Edition promotes outstanding discussions in critical issues of diversity, ethics, and technology.
Performing Arts

Communicating in Groups and Teams: Sharing Leadership

Author: Gay Lumsden,Donald Lumsden,Carolyn Wiethoff

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 049557046X

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 416

View: 4534

COMMUNICATING IN GROUPS AND TEAMS: SHARING LEADERSHIP, 5th Edition examines issues of teamwork and leadership with a strong focus on ethics and diversity. The Fifth Edition addresses the recent attention given to teams in business and industry, and includes an examination of technology’s role in small group communication. The text also explores the growing trend among colleges to challenge students’ understanding of their leadership competence and consider the ethical and social implications of group participation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Business & Economics

Group Dynamics for Teams

Author: Daniel Levi

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412977622

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 366

View: 329

This clear and engaging book explains the basic psychological concepts of group dynamics with a focus on their application with teams in the workplace. Grounded in psychology research but with a very practical focus on organizational behavior issues, this book helps readers understand and participate in teams more effectively in day-to-day work.
Psychology

Working in Groups

Communication Principles and Strategies

Author: Isa N. Engleberg,Dianna R. Wynn

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134415558

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

View: 5654

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A practical approach that helps students learn how to work together in groups successfully REVEL™ for Working in Groups provides students with practical strategies, built on theory and research, for communicating and working successfully in groups. Utilizing the concept of balance as a unifying metaphor, authors Isa Engleberg and Dianna Wynn help students acquire the tools to apply group communication theories, methods, and skills effectively — helping them become more valuable and ethical group members. REVEL for the Seventh Edition offers coverage of fresh topics as well as a new closing chapter on group presentations that better helps students master this key skill. REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.
Business & Economics

Creating Effective Teams

A Guide for Members and Leaders

Author: Susan A. Wheelan

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483390993

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 168

View: 5751

A practical guide for building and sustaining top-performing teams Based on the author’s many years of consulting experience with teams in the public and private sectors, Creating Effective Teams: A Guide for Members and Leaders describes why teams are important, how they function, and what makes them productive. Susan A. Wheelan covers in depth the four stages of a team—forming, storming, norming, and performing—clearly illustrating the developmental nature of teams and describing what happens in each stage. Separate chapters are devoted to the responsibilities of team leaders and team members. Problems that occur frequently in groups are highlighted, followed by what-you-can-do sections that offer specific advice. Real-life examples and questionnaires are used throughout the book, giving readers the opportunity for self-evaluation.
Social Science

Effective Group Discussion

Theory and Practice

Author: John K. Brilhart,Gloria J. Galanes,KATHERINE L. ADAMS,Katherine H. Adams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780072853643

Category: Social Science

Page: N.A

View: 5543

Philosophy

Listening

Author: Jean-Luc Nancy

Publisher: Fordham University Press

ISBN: 082322774X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 100

View: 3660

In this lyrical meditation on listening, Jean-Luc Nancy examines sound in relation to the human body. How is listening different from hearing? What does listening entail? How does what is heard differ from what is seen? Can philosophy even address listening, écouter, as opposed to entendre, which means both hearing and understanding? Unlike the visual arts, sound produces effects that persist long after it has stopped. The body, Nancy says, is itself like an echo chamber, responding to music by inner vibrations as well as outer attentiveness. Since "the ear has no eyelid" (Quignard), sound cannot be blocked out or ignored: our whole being is involved in listening, just as it is involved in interpreting what it hears. The mystery of music and of its effects on the listener is subtly examined. Nancy's skill as a philosopher is to bring the reader companionably along with him as he examines these fresh and vital questions; by the end of the book the reader feels as if listening very carefully to a person talking quietly, close to the ear.
Medical

Teamwork, Leadership and Communication

Collaboration Basics for Health Professionals

Author: Deborah Lake,Krista Baerg,Teresa Paslawski

Publisher: Brush Education

ISBN: 1550596403

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 2226

This practical, straightforward guide presents the basic skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed for successful interprofessional collaboration in healthcare. Collaboration is fundamental to quality healthcare, and many regulatory bodies and accrediting agencies now have standards and benchmarks for interprofessional collaboration. This guide brings together in one volume basic collaboration competencies for healthcare professionals. Teamwork, Leadership and Communication serves both as an introduction for novices and as a refresher for experienced practitioners. It provides exceptional learning support for classes, working groups, and self-study. Topics include: Group dynamics, team structures, decision making, shared leadership, conflict management, communication in small groups, stereotyping, liability and more.
Business & Economics

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R) Guide-Sixth Edition / Agile Practice Guide Bundle

Author: Project Management Institute

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781628253825

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 800

View: 9863

To support the broadening spectrum of project delivery approaches, PMI is offering A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R) Guide) - Sixth Edition as a bundle with its latest, the Agile Practice Guide. The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition now contains detailed information about agile; while the Agile Practice Guide, created in partnership with Agile Alliance(R), serves as a bridge to connect waterfall and agile. Together they are a powerful tool for project managers. PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market. Agile Practice Guide Agile Practice Guide has been developed as a resource to understand, evaluate, and use agile and hybrid agile approaches. This practice guide provides guidance on when, where, and how to apply agile approaches and provides practical tools for practitioners and organizations wanting to increase agility. This practice guide is aligned with other PMI standards, including A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R) Guide) - Sixth Edition, and was developed as the result of collaboration between the Project Management Institute and the Agile Alliance.
Social Science

In Mixed Company: Communicating in Small Groups

Author: J. Dan Rothwell

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305686268

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

View: 9195

Featuring a student-friendly narrative approach, market-leading IN MIXED COMPANY: COMMUNICATING IN SMALL GROUPS, 9th Edition combines solid theory, real-world examples, interactive applications, and the latest research on small group communication. Following the central unifying theme of cooperation, the text uses the communication competence model to guide discussions of key small group concepts and processes. It includes systems theory as a key theoretical component and continues its unique emphasis on the role of power in small group communication. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Ninth Edition integrates business-oriented and workplace examples, surveys, and studies throughout. Doubling the coverage of group roles, the text includes expanded discussions of the types of informal group roles as well as comprehensive explanations of task, maintenance, and disruptive roles. Discussion of technology and its influence on small group communication also has been expanded. In addition, new interactive activities and exercises help students put what they learn into practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Communication Age

Connecting and Engaging

Author: Autumn Edwards,Chad Edwards,Scott A. Myers,Shawn T. Wahl

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412977592

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 544

View: 3230

We are “The Communication Age: Connecting and Engaging.” No matter who you are or how you communicate—from baby boomers to millenials, born digital or getting there—we are all members of a society who connect through the internet, not just to it. From face-to-face to facebook, this book by Autumn Edwards, Chad Edwards, Shawn T. Wahl, and Scott A. Myers invites you to join the conversation about today’s issues and have your voice heard.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Small Group and Team Communication

Fifth Edition

Author: Thomas E. Harris,John C. Sherblom

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 1478637625

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 294

View: 1973

Much of contemporary communication occurs between and among small groups, whether in person in a work setting or on the Internet via email, Facebook, or instant messages. How we engage in our small-group communication in each medium matters. To be effective we have to consider our group roles, norms, cohesion, process, and phases of development, as well as our personal verbal and nonverbal communication and listening styles. To succeed as a member of a team, we need to consider the limits of our personal experience and perspective, recognize the creative strength of diverse perspectives in decision making and problem solving, develop our conflict-management skills, and strengthen our leadership skills. To be successful necessitates an understanding of group process, participation style, ethical group behavior, and the influences of the medium. Small Group and Team Communication explores all these different interconnections and the communication strategies we use in our work and social groups. The authors use the systems perspective as their core approach throughout the text, treating small groups as complex open systems reliant upon communication to achieve success. Many chapters highlight the importance of considering ethics and diversity in relation to a variety of topics. Harris and Sherblom address the growing influence of computer-mediated communication to this discipline. Real-world, applied examples show students that what they’re learning aren’t simply abstract concepts, but knowledge that will serve them outside the classroom.
Language Arts & Disciplines

The Group in Society

Author: John Gastil

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 145221445X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

View: 933

The Group in Society meets the challenges of teaching courses on small groups by revealing the full complexity of small groups and their place in society. It shows students the value of learning how to carefully study a group's history and context, rather than merely learning a fixed set of group participation skills. This text brings together disparate theories and research (from communication, social psychology, organizational and managerial studies, and sociology) in a way that helps students make sense of a complex body of scholarship on groups. Features & Benefits Part I – Theorizing Groups: builds a strong theoretical foundation, exploring social theory and the group, forming and joining groups, the life and death of the group, and changing society through group life Part II – Understanding Groups in Context: explores the histories, purposes, memberships of a variety of groups—including juries, families, executive committees, study groups, and political action groups—thus enabling the student reader to speak clearly about group formation, norms, roles, tasks, and relationships. Detailed end-of-chapter case studies explicitly connect with the concepts, theories, and empirical findings introduced in each respective chapter; examples include the powerful group bonds of the modern terrorist cell; the wired network of groups in the anti-Globalization movement; and the deliberation of a jury in a murder trial Teaching & Learning Ancillaries Teaching resources are available at http://groupinsociety.la.psu.edu/ and include chapter summaries, discussion questions, and practical applications; a sample course schedule; Embedded Systems Framework PowerPoint slides; group project assignments, group project worksheets, and a group project description and contract; and links to useful Web resources such as small group teaching resources and active wikis on small groups. An open-access student study site at www.sagepub.com/gastilstudy features e-flashcards, practice quizzes, and other resources to help students enhance their comprehension and improve their grade.
Business & Economics

A Practical Field Guide for ISO 13485

Author: Erik V. Myhrberg,Joseph Raciti

Publisher: ASQ Quality Press

ISBN: 087389846X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

View: 3833

"Management Guidance, Implementation Support, Documentation Assistance, Auditing Technique."
Business & Economics

Team-building Activities for Every Group

Author: Alanna Jones

Publisher: Rec Room Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780966234169

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 191

View: 563

There are 107 games and activities in the four chapters of this book that help every group "Mix It Up", "Stir It Up", "Team Up", and "Open Up". Each game is fun, easy to use, unique, and requires minimal resources. Discussion questions can be found at the end of each "Team Up" and "Open Up" game to help leaders and participants to engage in discussion that creates and enhanced team-building experience for all those involved.
Business & Economics

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Intact Teams Participant Workbook

Author: Patrick Lencioni

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118167902

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 112

View: 9583

A workbook to accompany The five dysfunctions of a team.
Business & Economics

The Public Relations Handbook

Author: Alison Theaker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317487370

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 556

View: 5668

The Public Relations Handbook, Fifth Edition provides an engaging overview and in-depth exploration of a dynamic and ever evolving industry. The diverse chapters are united by a set of student friendly features throughout, including clear chapter aims, analytical discussion questions, and key further reading. Featuring wide ranging contributions from key figures in the PR profession, the new edition presents a new chapter on public relations and activism, alongside discussion of key critical themes in public relations research and exploratory case studies on public relations practices in relation to a variety of different institutions, including The Bank of Scotland, Queen Margaret University, Diabetes UK, Continental Tyres, and Action for Children. Split into four parts exploring key conceptual themes of the context of public relations, strategic public relations, stakeholder public relations, and shaping the future, the book offers coverage of essential areas including: public relations, politics and the media media relations in the social media age using new technology effectively in public relations public relations and engagement in the not-for-profit sector business-to-business public relations the public relations of globalisation.